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Heliotrope Festival Relocates Downtown

Just a heads up that with Memorial Day Weekend is coming up, it’s also time for the 8th annual Heliotrope Festival! Although you may be used to its home being at the Ritz Theater in NE Minneapolis, Heliotrope will relocate… Continue Reading →

Rainn Wilson (aka Dwight from the Office) Returns to the Guthrie

The Guthrie just announced that Rainn Wilson will be chatting with Artistic Director Joe Dowling this July. In addition to some shows on Broadway and the big screen, Wilson — or as you probably know him, Dwight from The Office… Continue Reading →

Surly Brewery’s Bill Passed by MN Legislature

Good news, Minnesota microbrew fans! The STrib’s Hot Dish Politics tells us that, after already clearing the MN House, the Surly Bill has unanimously passed in the MN Senate. The bill will allow Surly to sell their own beer at… Continue Reading →

Perk’s Trash, Another’s Treasure

Eric Perkins, Kare 11 news reporter, has apparently been known for having an extremely messy desk. But who knew being disorganized could lead to something great? In Perk’s blog, Mr. Messy explains that his desk sparked the idea to auction… Continue Reading →

Metro Transit Reported as “Average”

What seems like a pretty great mass transit system here in the Twin Cities is actually only, well, average when it comes to getting people to work. The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal recently reported that Metro Transit reaches just 30%… Continue Reading →

Minneapolis: Bikers, Gays and Hipsters

Twitter has been all tweety today with highlights Minnesota’s latest trends — apparently Minneapolis is not only the number one bike city, but we’ve also sped into first place gaining the titles of “most gay” and “most hipster” city as… Continue Reading →

Sticks and Stones at the Twin Cities Hurling Club

The Twin Cities has a hurling club! The A.V. Club fills us in on what really goes on at the Twin Cities Robert Emmets Hurling Club every Wednesday night: brave souls compete in the ancient and combative Irish sport involves… Continue Reading →

Twins Hire New Music Director, Drop Local Music

From the national anthem to the seventh inning stretch, music plays a big role in each home Twins game at Target Field. But while local music is a big deal in the metro area, Andrea Swensson at Gimme Noise found… Continue Reading →

Stone Arch Festival Lineup Announced

Minneapolis’s annual Stone Arch Festival of the Arts is right around the corner, June 18th and 19th. The anticipated lineup features many fun local artists including White Light Riot, The Goondas, Dan Israel and The Sunny Era.

Plan for Casino at Block E Announced

CBS Local exposes an elaborate plan for Minneapolis’s Block E: developers want to create downtown’s first ever casino complex in what has typically been an empty spot for dinner and a movie. As of right now, though, Block E’s fate is yet… Continue Reading →

Minnesota: Star of the North

This cool project created by Dan Cassaro is a compilation of fifty different illustrations, each by a different designer, of every state’s motto. Check out Minnesota’s motto, “The Star of the North,” and the rest of the state’s designs at 50 and… Continue Reading →

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